Thursday, April 28, 2016

Re: Creating a "Fedora Incubator" brand

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On 04/28/2016 05:20 PM, Josh Berkus wrote:
> On 04/28/2016 12:45 PM, Josh Boyer wrote:
>>> 2) I like the idea, but an example project might help illustrate here.
>> Agreed, though I have some of my own ideas.
>>> 3) What are the criteria for "graduating"? Who are the mentors in this
>>> example? (Mentors are a key part of the incubator for Apache.)
>> Do projects have to graduate? I don't want this to be viewed as a
>> competition between initiatives, and promotion/relegaion/graduation
>> seem to set a competitive tone. As soon as you start talking about
>> graduation or promotion, you start getting into resource allocation
>> issues, etc.
>> I'd personally be fine if a project joined the incubator and stayed
>> there. If they wanted to somehow because an Objective, we already
>> have paths for that.
> I can think of at least one Atomic effort (the OSTree continuous
> integration) which might stay in Incubator permanently.
> Given that, are you sure you want to call it "Incubator"? That name
> does imply maturation at some point, even without the Apache precendent.
> What about "Fedora Innovator" or "Fedora Labs"?

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